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Athlete of the Week: Talya Holenstein

Athlete of the Week: Talya Holenstein

Jason Waters, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports

Talya Holenstein, one of the few track athletes to compete last year in La Salle’s first appearance at the 5A State Championship is back and better than ever. As a senior entering her fourteenth year of running, she is ready to return to Tracktown USA, hoping to claim the school record in the 400 meter...

Taycee Wedin’s Success Continues Through Second Season

Taycee Wedin’s Success Continues Through Second Season

Emrie Good, Editor
March 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

Taycee Wedin has stood out to not only the coaches and the rest of her peers since she joined the girls basketball team last year and landed herself a spot on varsity as a freshman guard. Since then she has continued her success and has high hopes for the rest of the season, after the team ended league pla...

Girls Basketball Heads to State Playoffs

Girls Basketball Heads to State Playoffs

Jack Miller, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With a 78-43 win over Sandy on Feb. 25th, the girls basketball team completed a perfect league schedule going 16 and 0. They now head back to the state playoffs to defend their championship title from last year. Their first game of the postseason is at home this Friday, March 4th, at 7pm versus #14 Le...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Maddie Pfeifer, Staff Reporter
February 29, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

While many winter sports are heading into the postseason, spring sports are starting up again. With practices and tryouts starting February 29, our spring athletes are preparing for the upcoming season and sharing their thoughts on how they feel this year will go. Last season was the first year our Falcon s...

Photo Feature: The Girls Ski Team Is Headed to State

Photo Feature: The Girls Ski Team Is Headed to State

Jack Miller, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As spring approaches, winter sports seasons are coming to a close, including the girls ski team. With the girls’ regular season races now over, they earned 5th place in their league, which gives them a berth into the state competition. This year's state competition will be held at Mt. Ashland in south...

The Chess Team Nears the End of a Successful Season

The Chess Team Nears the End of a Successful Season

Willa Jutzi, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2016
Filed under Sports

Flying under the radar, La Salle’s chess team has fared quite well in both the team and individual competitions this year. As the season draws to a close, both the team and individual players are gearing up for their respective state championship tournaments. Team Competitions: During the last few mon...

Swim Team Finishes Strong at District Meet and Heads to State

Swim Team Finishes Strong at District Meet and Heads to State

Katie Moreland, Assistant Editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

La Salle’s swim team is heading confidently into state this weekend because of their results at the district meet last Friday and Saturday. The boys team took 3rd place and qualified for two relays (200 yd medley and 400 yd freestyle) and two individual events (100 yd freestyle and 100 yd backstroke...

Swim Teams Head to District Meet with 7-1 Record

Swim Teams Head to District Meet with 7-1 Record

Raeya Finkle, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On Friday, February 12th and Saturday, February 13th, La Salle's swim team will be heading off to districts, their final swim meet before state. Both the boys and girls teams are heading into the district meet with a 7-1 record in league competition, with their only loss to Liberty HS. The district meet...

The Ski and Snowboarding Teams “Snow” How to Win

The Ski and Snowboarding Teams “Snow” How to Win

Katie Moreland and Evans Brackenbrough
January 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

It is winter time and that means winter sports. Two sports teams that some students may overlook are the ski and snowboarding teams. Both teams were very successful at the state competitions last year with the ski team placing 12th overall and standout performers Parker Busch, senior, winning gol...

Get To Know the La Salle Winter Sports Coaches

Get To Know the La Salle Winter Sports Coaches

Aleah Goodman, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

La Salle's winter sports teams have welcomed two new coaches and one returning coach to help our athletes succeed in their competitions. Midway through the season, here's a look at the coaches for La Salle's three winter sports. Girls Basketball La Salle girls basketball coach, Kelli Wedin, has...

Girls Basketball Looks to Have Another Successful Season

Girls Basketball Looks to Have Another Successful Season

Virginia Jacobs, Editor
January 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The La Salle girls basketball team has started competition with a winning streak in all league games and are expecting another breathtaking season. Last year the team had an amazing year, winning the 5A state championship. The win was extremely rewarding, as well as the entire season, seeing as i...

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Lam

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Lam

Amanda Stewart, Editor
January 15, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Basketball season is underway and La Salle is expecting many great things from the varsity boys team. Senior Andrew Lam, starting point guard, has already stood out for his all around talent on the court. Because of his many great accomplishments, Andrew has been selected for the Athlete of the Week. ...

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